Avionics

New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit.

Sep 15, 2006 - 6:48 AM
The total 4-MHz slice of frequency spectrum that was the subject of the FCC’s 800-MHz auction is the same spectrum that has been allocated for air-to-groun
Sep 15, 2006 - 6:35 AM
Pentastar Aviation in Waterford, Mich., last month announced it has received STC approval to install an electronic flight bag portable computer from CMC El
Sep 15, 2006 - 6:33 AM
Innotech-Execaire has selected On-Board Data Systems (OBDS) as its partner for software and services in support of a fleet-wide electronic flight bag (EFB)
Sep 15, 2006 - 6:32 AM
Duncan Aviation last month reported that it installed and certified the first AirCell Axxess onboard communications system, in a Falcon 2000.
Sep 15, 2006 - 6:09 AM
Asked about the market for cockpit retrofit installations, Honeywell vice president for aftermarket sales John Bolton said the floodgates have been pushed
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:54 AM
Priced at about $11 per megabyte, access to Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband airborne data service will represent a relatively expensive option for in-flight Inte
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:50 AM
In a proposed Airworthiness Directive, the FAA says certain Honeywell mode-S transponders erroneously go into standby mode if the crew takes longer than fi
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:49 AM
Israel’s Elbit Systems announced that subsidiary Kollsman has acquired a 20-percent stake in Sandel Avionics of Vista, Calif.
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:48 AM
An advisory board of pilots and aircraft owners met at Embraer’s headquarters in South America last month to evaluate the man-machine interface of the Phen
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:47 AM
The retrofit flat-panel cockpit from Exton, Pa.-based Innovative Solutions & Support has gained its STC, clearing the way for hardware shipments to aut